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Truong Tran’s prose poetry displays a courage needed to respond to truth

  In Book of the Other Truong Tran’s prose poetry conjures an overwhelming sense of a halt, a pause, a stop. It is about more than a racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the academy.  A page...

Poetry collection takes us on a tour of human depravity and violence

Images of almost unnamable violence are given open procession in Michael Schmeltzer’s Empire of Surrender. Execution, bloody rubble, torturers, “fear like rotten milk”, “blood like a divination” spark in quick succession to introduce the...